How Many Eggs Did He Buy for Rupee?

A shopkeeper sells eggs at 20 for a rupee gaining 30%. How many eggs did he buy for rupee?

  1. 40
  2.  30
  3.  35
  4.  26
Abhay Default Asked on 24th July 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (4) 26
Explanation:-
Selling price of 20 eggs = Rs.1
Therefore, the selling price of 1 egg = 1/20
Profit = 30 %
Then, the cost price of a egg = 1 x 100/20 x 130
= 1/26
Therefore, the cost price of 26 eggs = Rs.1
Hence, A shopkeeper 26 eggs buy for a rupee.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 31st July 2015.
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